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The Other Palace to stage Starlight Express workshops

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s hit Starlight Express will steam into his newest theatre, The Other Palace, next month for three concert-style workshop performances. Members of the original creative team for the show, which opened in the West End in 1984, will work with a group of carefully chosen actors and musicians to explore the distinctive piece. […]

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Arlene Phillips to take her story to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and on tour

West End veteran Arlene Phillips will take audiences on a trip through her star-studded career in a new touring production to be launched at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The stage and screen choreographer who won a new generation of fans as an acid-tongued judge on the original series of Strictly Come Dancing is the […]

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Ray Shell – Back 2 Black II – Crazy Coqs

Ray Shell performed Back 2 Black II at the Crazy Coqs, London. It is weird that Ray Shell – the original Rusty in Starlight Express back in the 1980s and a regular performer in West End musicals over the years in shows such as Jesus Christ Superstar, Miss Saigon, Children of Eden and, much more recently, The Bodyguard – […]

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Interview – entertainer Ray Shell is back in business

American entertainer Ray Shell has been a fixture in West End musicals for 30 years, from Starlight Express in 1984 to the original cast of The Bodyguard. He’s written books and directed shows as well. Earlier this year, he ventured into the world of cabaret with the much-praised Back2Black at The Pheasantry in London’s Kings […]

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Ray Shell – Back to Black – The Pheasantry

Ray Shell performs Back to Black at The Pheasantry, London, until 22 February. From traditional gospel music to West End musicals in which he has starred. through a reading from his first novel Iced, to Kate Bush and Amy Whitehouse pop classics, and right up to date with a terrific song from the Cyndi Lauper […]

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